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Trim the Fat From Your Startup

The lean movement is often associated with big business, but its principles can work for small companies, too.

Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?

The creator of classics like Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, and Office Space tackles startup culture in an HBO comedy

7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup

Keeping a tight rein on expansion may actually be good for your company.

Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business

When it comes to theatrical materials, one company is center stage.

Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics

If you want to get your enterprise up and running, consider these basic steps first.

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

Anyone can have a million-dollar idea. But turning your dream into a living and breathing startup, takes work. Here are 10 tips to get you started.

Richard Branson on the Key to Success

The serial entrepreneur explains why a great company always starts with a strong foundation.

When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

From being passionate to choosing the right partners, entrepreneurs need to focus on a few key components to help build a sustainable business.

Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First

Finding the right name can make or break your business.

A New Take on Vintage Design

Apparel startup Homage combines period-correct design sensibilities with contemporary production techniques.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.

The investor behind hot startups Warby Parker, Birchbox and Bonobos is looking to take your questions.

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

The habits of the world's smartest people, the career arches of self-made billionaires, what really motivates employees and more topics explained through infographics.

Do the Side Hustle: 5 Better Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Check out these five digital-platforms where side hustling and passion drive income.

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.

Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Regardless of how new you are to the process of starting a business, it can be a daunting prospect. The Virgin CEO shares how to do it, step by step.

A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

9Round kicks up circuit fitness training with boxing and kickboxing inspired workouts.

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.

The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make

When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success.

Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs

Inspired by QR-code technology, Juan Murdoch created cotton pajamas printed with a series of dots; when scanned with a smartphone, each dot launches one of 47 narrated bedtime stories,

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.

How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

Starting a new business is an emotional roller coaster. That's why it helps to make a living out of what you love. Here's how to get there.

Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding

No idea, no problem. Platforms like Upstart and Pave allow entrepreneurs to crowdfund from accredited investors in exchange for a small cut of their future incomes.

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

Don't over-think it: Embrace your inner 5-year-old and go with your gut.

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.

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